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Laboratory Scientist

At YorkTest, we have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Scientist to join our laboratory team based in York. In this role, you will be involved in all routine and specialised food intolerance and allergy testing; booking in of samples, ELISA testing, plate manufacturing and equipment maintenance. You will work with our laboratory team, ensuring all testing is conducted to high quality standards in accordance with YorkTest Standard Operating Procedures.

Person Specification (required):

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•   Experience of working in a laboratory – preferably at least two years’ experience

•   Knowledge or experience of using ELISA techniques would be ideal, or willingness to learn quickly

•   Strong focus on quality and efficiency, with excellent planning and organisational skills

•   You will be naturally self-motivated, and diligent in your work ethic

•   Excellent communication and team skills

•   Computer literacy important



•   Titrations of allergens to ensure correct dilutions used

•   Preparation of dilutions for production

•   Assembly of final plates for testing in house & export use

•   Post-manufacture quality control checks

•   Maintenance and troubleshooting of production equipment

What we offer:

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We offer the opportunity to diversify your skillset with training and development.  Further to this we offer:

•   To be part of a leading Health Tech business in the home-to-laboratory testing sector

•   A range of additional employee benefits and services

•   Progression opportunities

•   A fast-paced environment

•   A passionate team with a strong culture

•   A rapidly growing, ambitious company

The Company:

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As Europe’s leading provider of food specific IgG antibody testing, you are joining a passionate and dynamic company with a strong scientific heritage with 40 years’ experience at the forefront of the industry.  Rapidly expanding our reach as a leading Health Tech business, we offer the career minded individual, a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop with the organisation.

YorkTest Laboratories provides a comprehensive range of home-to-laboratory testing services to a diverse market of consumers.

We are a company truly passionate about our products, customers and our people.

Apply now:

If you would like to apply for this role please email a copy of your CV to Laboratory Director  [email protected]